Good afternoon Bobcats!
Parents, please try to encourage your student to arrive on time each morning. We are seeing an increase in unexcused tardies to 1st period lately and ask for your help in decreasing the number of students arriving late to school.
See the updates below and as always, please let me know if you have any questions!
We are so proud of the ERA Swim Team! We took a total of 4 boys and 1 girl to swim at states. (Joseph Barr, Matthew Czar, Jack Frank, Collin Overby, and Mary Shanahan. 2 freshmen earned the alternate swimmer spots – Ethan Overby and Nick Sedman-Young)
Mary Shanahan – 1st in the morning prelims and then won 1st in the finals medaling and earning champion as well as an All American Considerations time for the 100 Butterfly . She also won 1st and received championship for States 1A/2A for 100 Backstroke events for 1A/2A states swimming. Single handedly scored enough points to rank the girls team 16th in the state for 1A/2A.
Jack Frank -swam morning prelims and made it back to finals in the 200 Freestyle and the 500 Freestyle. Jack finished 3rd and medaled in the 200 Free and earned 5th place in the 500 Freestyle.
Collin Overby swam the 200 Individual medley and finished 19th in prelims. He also swam the 100 Breaststroke and finished in 16th place in the prelims and 15th place in finals.
Matthew Czar swam the 50 Freestyle in finals and finished in 4th place earning a medal and also swam the 100 Butterfly and finished in 7th place.
Boys won regular season and conference championship
Girls came in 2nd for the season and came in 3rd in the conference championships
Eno River Academy won sportsmanship award for the conference
Collin Overby won swimmer of the year for our conference
Paula Alford won swim coach of the year for the conference
You may use this link to sign up for the spring Driver’s Ed Program.
Registration links for STEM Camps 2023 are open!
STEM Camp provides the opportunity for students to do hands-on activities with faculty and staff in the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and the School of Engineering.
Please visit STEM Camp | Events | Campbell University or click on the appropriate link below to register. We would love for your student(s) to join us.
Registration for STEM Camp includes a $150.00 non-refundable fee per student. Fifty seats are available per camp and are a first come, first served basis. Please register your student for the correct grade level.
High School Camp Registration Deadline: July 5, 2023
High School Camp (rising 9th – 12th graders) will be held Tuesday – Thursday, July 18 – 20, 2023
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Efland Ruritan Club Scholarship
Seniors have the opportunity for two scholarships that are guaranteed money for ERA. One scholarship is for students who are trying to enter four year college/community college and one is for technical school. Please see the information linked here and here and drop off your application by April 4th.
Orange County Summer Camp Counselor Positions
I am reaching out to broadly spread the word that Orange County is now accepting applications for Recreation Summer Camp Counselor positions for 2023. This year we will be differentiating between Senior and Junior Counselors and hiring accordingly. Full position descriptions are available on the HR website at www.orangecountync.gov/jobs. Both positions close Friday, February 24.
ERA Ice Skating Night:
Please join the ERA community for a family skate night on Friday, March 10th. Please see this flyer for details.
Men’s Volleyball Tryouts:
Coach Young and Couch Kimbrough will be holding men’s volleyball tryouts on February 21st and 22nd. Reach out to them for more information!
The ACT will be Tuesday, March 7 for all 11th grade students.
We will offer self-paced, free, online prep materials for students who are interested. Please complete this form if you would like this ACT prep.
In an effort to highlight our amazing staff and students we are initiating the Bobcat Spotlight.
Each month has a different character trait (February is Courage). When you see someone exhibiting this behavior then you nominate them using this link. You can also snap a picture if you like!
Both students and teachers can be nominated! Check out the bulletin board in the commons to see printed pictures and blurbs about how our nominated students and staff displayed the character trait!
Board of Directors Meetings
The next Board of Directors meetings will be held on February 28th and March 22nd both at 5:30 pm. Zoom links will be provided in the coming weeks.
Upcoming Important Dates:
Click here for the 22-23 ERA School Calendar
Friday, February 17 – CATS
Monday, February 20 – No School Presidents Day
Thursday, February 23 – Progress Reports available on PowerSchool
Wednesday, March 1 – Early Release
Friday, March 3 – CATS
Tuesday, March 7 – ACT for all 11th graders, only 11th graders report to school on this day.
Monday, March 13 – End of Quarter 3
Friday, March 17 – Teacher Work Day
Monday, March 20 – 3rd quarter report cards – CATS
Tuesday, March 21 – ACT Makeup
Tuesday, April 4 – CATS
April 7 – 14 – Spring Break, No School
April 17 – 28 – Driver’s Ed after school
Monday, April 24 – 4th quarter progress reports available on PowerSchool
April 24 – April 28 – Spring Spirit Week
Tuesday, April 25 – Band Concert 6pm
Friday April 28 – Prom
May 1 – 5 – Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1 – May 11 – AP Exams
Monday 5/1 – 8:00 US Gov, 12:00 Chem
Tuesday 5/2 – 8:00 APES, 12:00 Psych
Wednesday 5/3 – 8:00 Literature, 12:00 Comp Sci A
Thursday 5/4 – 8:00 Human Geography, 12:00 Seminar & Stat
Friday 5/5 – 8:00 US History
Monday 5/8 – 8:00 Calc, 12:00 Comp Sci Principles
Tuesday 5/9 – 8:00 Language
Thursday 5/11 – 8:00 World, 12:00 Physics
Monday, May 1 – Teacher Work Day
Thursday, May 11 – Performing Arts Show, 6pm
Tuesday, May 16 – CATS & Art Show, 6pm
Wednesday, May 17 -Teacher Made Exams 1st & 3rd
Thursday, May 18 – Teacher Made Exams 2nd & 4th
Friday, May 19 – Math 3 EOC
Monday, May 22 – English 2 EOC
Tuesday, May 23 – Biology EOC
Wednesday, May 24 – Math 1 EOC, 2pm Graduation Rehearsal
Thursday, May 25 – EOC Make Ups, 4pm Graduation
Friday, May 26 – Early Release Day, End of 4th Quarter
Wednesday, May 31 – Report Cards
What you might have missed:
Athletics Contact List
Bobcat Spotlight Nomination
Calendar of Events
Covid Positive or Exposure Link
Electronic Use Agreement
Food Pantry Donations
Intent to Return
OTC Medication Administration Form
Submissions for Eno Aura
Teacher Appreciation Donations
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